Danube's Iron Gate and Lepenski Vir


Serbian part of Danube valley makes beautiful combination of wild nature and important historical assets. You will learn about the oldest urban settlement in Europe and explore natural beauty of Đerdap National Park, also known as the Iron Gates.

Golubac Fortress

The first stop is Golubac Fortress with 10-tower fortified town guard the entrance to the Danube Iron Gate. The fortress had a tumultuous history. Originally a Roman settlement, the fortress was built in the 14th century, passing through the hands of the Ottomans, Hungarians, Bulgarians and Austrians until 1867, when it was turned over to the Serbian Knez, Mihailo Obrenović III.



Lepenski vir, the oldest urban settlement in Europe

The territory of modern Serbia has been settled for almost 10.000 years. Archeological researches have shown that it was occupied by late Paleolithic and Mesolithic civilization of Lepenski vir, dated in period between 11th and 7th millennium B.C. Very progressive at the time, this ancient civilization was settled on the banks of Danube River and belonged to Iron Gate culture family. Lepenski vir is now an archeological site with outdoor and indoor facilities showcasing rich historical and cultural heritage of what is widely considered to be the oldest urban settlement in Europe. It is world-wide famous for the fishlike creature statues made from Danube pebbles and is one of the best preserved prehistoric locations in the world.



Kapetan Mišin breg

The Eco-ethno complex “Kapetan Mišin breg” is located in the heart of the Djerdap gorge on the right bank of the Danube and offers a beautiful view of the River and the town below. Perfect place for relaxation and lunch...


You can enjoy in tastily prepared local specialties like homemade bread, fried nettles, corn bread, cheese, lamb, chicken barbeque. All that in combination with homemade wine, honey brandy or elder juice...




Boat cruising on Danube river

If weather conditions permit and there is no strong wind, you will have the opportunity for Boat cruising on Danube river. Alternative is the sightseeing of a small town in the Donji Milanovac, located on the right bank of Lake Đerdap on the Danube






How to book Tour and Price

This private tour lasts around 7 hours. Tour star around 9:30 am with pick up from your hotel. Price depends of group size. Price per group up to 3 pax cost 250 euro. (Boat cruising on Danube river and meal is NOT Included in price. The cost of 2-course meal and drink is around 15 Eur/person) Booking Tour is really simple, just send us an e-mail at genealogy.domovina@gmail.com.